Human Resources Officer

February 23, 2024
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Job Description

About Islamic Relief Worldwide Afghanistan

Islamic Relief Worldwide Afghanistan is seeking a dedicated and experienced Human Resources Officer to join our team in Kabul. As an international, non-profit, non-governmental humanitarian relief organization, Islamic Relief has been making a positive impact in Afghanistan for over 23 years. The successful candidate will play a crucial role under the supervision of the Provincial Coordinator, ensuring the effective implementation of General Rules & Regulations in daily HR activities.

Job Summary:

As the Human Resources Officer, you will be responsible for various duties and responsibilities, including:


  • Prepare the recruitment plan (HRP) for new projects in coordination with the relevant department.
  • Ensure a transparent and bias-free recruitment process following outlined standards in general policies and procedures.
  • Initiate recruitment processes for new staff, meeting deadlines.
  • Post vacancies on appropriate websites and circulate them through all staff groups.
  • Longlist and support recruitment committee members in shortlisting for recently closed positions.
  • Coordinate and communicate with relevant teams to introduce representatives for recruitment committees.
  • Schedule tests/interviews for Kabul-based positions and inform shortlisted candidates through email and phone calls.
  • Assure accurate data/information insertion in staff master lists, always keeping them updated.
  • Perform reference verification for all new joiners.

Learning & Development:

Provide support in employees’ training needs assessment, analysis, and develop plans for training & development modes with the consultation of line supervisors.

Assist in identifying preferred training services providers and explore cost-effective methods of delivery (e-learning, web-based, etc.).

New Joiners Induction:

Plan and provide inductions to new joiners.

Staff Wellbeing:

Support in ensuring that staff wellbeing interventions contribute to the organization’s winning culture.

Assist in developing guidelines on staff health, mental wellbeing, and safety, providing support to employees.

Job Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor Business Administration (BBA), Economics, or any related field.
  • Experience: Minimum 3-5 years of work experience in HR Section in a similar position with national and international organizations.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
  • Ability to set priorities and manage time effectively.
  • Proficient in MS Office; knowledge of HRIS System.
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude.
  • Fluency in Pashto, Dari, and English languages, with the ability to write excellent documents in English.
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective team player.
Submission Guideline:

Interested and qualified national candidates should submit a cover letter explaining their motivation and updated CV through the following links:

Job Application Link

Direct Application Link

The closing date for accepting applications is 24 February 2024. Please clearly state the Vacancy Announcement number and title of the position in the subject line. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered, and only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written tests/interviews.

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Join us in making a difference! Islamic Relief Worldwide Afghanistan is an equal opportunity employer.